Absolutely Positively Gundog Training

Absolutely Positively Gundog Training Author Robert Milner
ISBN-10 1514221837
Year 2015-07-09
Pages 146
Language en
Publisher CreateSpace

With Absolutely Positively Gundog Training, Milner has taken the latest scientific research into how dogs learn and combined it with his own vast experience and commonsense training methods. The result is an approach that is as effective as it is easy. For the hunter who wants a calm, steady, and obedient retriever, there's no better training method. This book provides everything needed for you to turn out a sporting dog that excels at life. Whether you want your dog to be a gundog, a water dog, a shed dog, an upland dog, a deer tracker or a fishing companion, this book charts the course Every other page exclaims, "That makes perfect sense." Milner debunks a number of groundless myths and counter-productive training practices that proliferate in today's sporting dog culture. A big divide exists today in the gundog sector in America. The opposing views are tradition-based compulsion training versus the science-based positive training model derived from B.F. Skinner's operant conditioning theory. Robert Milner's new book bridges that gap. Milner brings to the table vast experience in both training methods. He has trained over two thousand gundogs with traditional compulsion and has trained several hundred gundogs with a positive training model. He pronounces the positive model a definitive winner. His new book covers all the bases for a beginning gundog trainer. Milner covers the dog's history and domestication as it relates to training. He shows you how the dog perceives the world, how the dog communicates, and how he learns. Big surprises await some readers. Milner cites many examples of recent dog research that upend traditional training theories. This book gives the reader a simple roadmap to success in producing a gundog that is extremely well-mannered, a persistent hunter and very responsive on whistle stops and hand signals. The simplicity of the training model will be a pleasant surprise to many new trainers. Most importantly, Milner's training model is fun for the trainer and the dog.

Tom Dokken s Retriever Training

Tom Dokken s Retriever Training Author Tom Dokken
ISBN-10 9781440224881
Year 2009-06-16
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher F+W Media, Inc.

Hunting Success Begins Here! In Tom Dokken's Retriever Training, America's leading trainer helps you channel your hunting dog's huge ambition so he works for you, the way you want, and does so happily. After using the time-tested methods in Tom Dokken's Retriever Training, you'll have a reliable retriever that: Obeys commands on- and off-leash Retrieves birds to hand Remains steady to shot Quarters and flushes upland game Finds downed birds Takes hand signals

Sporting Dog and Retriever Training The Wildrose Way

Sporting Dog and Retriever Training   The Wildrose Way Author Mike Stewart
ISBN-10 0789324466
Year 2012-09-11
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Universe Pub

A guide to training a hunting dog from puppyhood focuses on five key concepts and addresses topics ranging from communicating with the animal to preparing it to encounter any game, terrain, and destination.

Retriever Training for the Duck Hunter

Retriever Training for the Duck Hunter Author Robert Milner
ISBN-10 0940143909
Year 1997-01-28
Pages 150
Language en
Publisher Safari Press

Milner's book is much more than a comprehensive method for the training of retrievers--it focuses on that special relationship that develops between a hunter and his dog.

Training Your Retriever

Training Your Retriever Author James Lamb Free
ISBN-10 0399136207
Year 1980
Pages 351
Language en
Publisher Putnam Adult

Expert advice on choosing, training, and caring for a retriever is supplemented by comprehensive data on retriever trial-championship winners and the official specifications for each breed of retriever

Game Dog

Game Dog Author Richard A. Wolters
ISBN-10 PSU:000032466652
Year 1995-01-01
Pages 207
Language en
Publisher E P Dutton

Now revised, this clear, step-by-step guide shows how to develop any of the popular retriever breeds from a seven-week-old pup into a finished hunting companion. This updated edition includes the use of new training equipment and new findings about a dog's mental development.

Training Retrievers for Marshes and Meadows

Training Retrievers for Marshes and Meadows Author James B. Spencer
ISBN-10 1577790073
Year 1998
Pages 231
Language en
Publisher Alpine Publications

Spencer, nationally recognized retriever trainer, trial judge and writer, covers all aspects of basic retriever training from the puppy's first lessons to the finished retriever ready for field work or trialing.

Retriever Training

Retriever Training Author Robert Milner
ISBN-10 1572233915
Year 2000
Pages 198
Language en
Publisher Ducks Unlimited Incorporated

Presents a step-by-step regimen for training retrievers.

The 10 minute Retriever

The 10 minute Retriever Author John Dahl
ISBN-10 1572233036
Year 2001
Pages 256
Language en

Outlines 10-minute daily training sessions tailored specifically to a retriever's attention span, counseling beginner-level owners on such topics as force fetching, field tests and the humane use of electric collars, in a volume complemented by true stories and breed-specific adaptations.

Total Recall

Total Recall Author Pippa Mattinson
ISBN-10 1846891493
Year 2012
Pages 248
Language en
Publisher Quiller Press

Many dog owners struggle to manage their dogs, and the vast majority of people who need help have one simple but overwhelming problem. Their dog won't come back when they call him. Through focusing on this single and most important of obedience commands, Pippa Mattinson shows the dog owner - whether of a puppy or an adult dog - how to build up a reliable recall successfully, layer by layer, and step by step, using effective and positive training techniques. The author offers the reader an insight into the mind of the dog and explains exactly why dogs behave in the way that they do. Training exercises are described in unique detail, and with the inclusion of a helpful problem solving section, nothing is left to chance.

From Birdbrained to Brilliant

From Birdbrained to Brilliant Author Dawn Antoniak-Mitchell
ISBN-10 1617811378
Year 2014
Pages 159
Language en
Publisher Dogwise Publishing

He can retrieve—but can he sit, lie down and stay? Sporting dog breeds can be relatively easy to train to do what they have been bred to do be it retrieve, point, flush— even act as a decoy to attract game! In addition, most sporting breeds have a gregarious personality and love people and other dogs. These attributes make these dogs very popular pets, but at the same time present all sorts of problems when they are not working in the field. Have you ever tried to ask your Lab to sit and stay near a pond with the ducks? Why is it that Goldens are notorious for jumping up on people (not to mention other dogs) when greeting them? Does your sporting dog eat every smelly item he encounters before you can stop him? In this new book, author Dawn Antoniak-Mitchell offers answers to solving and preventing the often surprising set of problems that owners of sporting dogs encounter at home and in their local communities.You will learn • Many of the overly friendly traits associated with sporting dogs can cause problems with other people and other dogs if you cannot control your dog's enthusiastic (and sometimes obnoxious) greeting behaviors.• How to make yourself more interesting than birds, as impossible as that might seem, to make walks and outings more pleasant for all involved.• How to train a strong “leave it” behavior to keep your dog from eating things that might be dangerous.

Finished Dog

Finished Dog Author Charles Jurney
ISBN-10 0972849505
Year 2014-08-12
Pages 362
Language en
Publisher Information Age Publishing

# This book is designed to produce a finished retriever for waterfowl hunting, upland hunting, field trial or hunt testing. # Finished Dog is full of dog training tips and is loaded with diagrams and photos detailing how to develop and train your retriever. # Charles Jurney teaches how to use an e-collar the correct way, but he also understands that this method is not for everyone. He covers both e-collar and non-collar training in this book.

Retriever Puppy Training

Retriever Puppy Training Author Clarice Rutherford
ISBN-10 0931866383
Year 1988
Pages 109
Language en
Publisher Alpine Publications Incorporated

Retriever Puppy Training: The Right Start for Hunting; Turn your young retriever into an efficient and enthusiastic worker. This book provides a step-by-step teaching schedule that correlates to a dog's mental and physical development.